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Both Boats Launched for Missing Person Search 2/6/19

Dunbar’s lifeboats were launched earlier today (Sun) in a search for a person reported missing near Tyninghame.

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UK Coastguard requested both the all-weather (ALB) and inshore (ILB) lifeboats shortly before 10am after receiving a report from Police Scotland. The volunteer crews joined coastguard teams from Dunbar, North Berwick and South Queensferry, as well as North Berwick lifeboat. A police helicopter also joined in the search.

The crews conducted a shoreline and sea search from Dunbar to Tantallon Castle and back again. Both assets were stood down by the coastguard shortly before 12 noon.

Crews:

ALB: Gary Fairbairn, Gipper Ainslie, Gordon Mackay, Alistair Punton, Kevan Jamieson, Andrzej Hajduk, Nick Mailer

ILB: Alan Blair, Chris Woods, Ross McMullen, Douglas Wight